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1 Francis's New Guide to the Cities of New-York and Brooklyn, and the Vicinity: Giving a full description of the Metropolis and its Environs, with a particular account of Public Buildings, Institutions of Benevolence, Learning, Science, Art, Literature, Business and Recreation, Churches, Motels, Banks, Theatres, &c., tables of distance, and the various methods of conveyance in and from the cities and the neighborhood. (No Maps).
N.Y.: C. S. Francis & Co., 1859. Hard Cover, Fair condition 
(i)-(8), advertisements; 146 pp.; 16mo; patterned, limp red cloth, lettered in gilt; Without Maps; numerous engravings. Covers rubbed and a bit mottled, with stain to back cover; several signatures sprung but sewn binding holding firm.

Price: 75.00 USD
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2 Images de Haute-Garonne.
Paris: Revue géographique et industrielle de France, [1961]. Very good condition. 
107 pp.; folio; gilt stamped red silken cloth; color and black & white photos throughout including 6 tipped in color photographs on card stock; full page map. Moderate wear to corners; faint spotting to cloth. Text in French.

Price: 25.00 USD
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Where to Dine in London & Paris.  A Guide in Chart Form Listing 200 Restaurants Selected Exclusively on the Basis of Merit without any charge to the restaurants. With Street Maps, showing the position of the restaurants., Bernhardt, M. L., compiler.
3 Bernhardt, M. L., compiler. Where to Dine in London & Paris. A Guide in Chart Form Listing 200 Restaurants Selected Exclusively on the Basis of Merit without any charge to the restaurants. With Street Maps, showing the position of the restaurants.
London: The Ram's Head Press, 1953-1954. Fifth Edition. Fine condition 
63 pp.; 8" x 5.5"; illustrated red & white wrappers; line drawings; double page maps of London & Paris; extensive charts; menu dictionary; numerous advertisements. Very light tanning to white back cover.

The charts, which may have been quite innovative in 53, list 100 restaurants for each city with phone number, hours of operation, managers name, food type, specialty of the house, and remarks. Wonderful historical reference on the subject.. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Bridge, Ann and Susan Lowndes. The Selective Traveller in Portugal.
N.Y.: McGraw-Hill, 1961. Revised Edition. Hard Cover, Near Fine condition in Very Good jacket, in protective mylar wrap 
291 pp., index & map, plus 5 folding maps in rear pocket; gilt stamped blue cloth with light spot front cover, in pictorial white jacket, with light wear, chips at edges

Price: 35.00 USD
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N.Y.: Houghton Mifflin, 1898. First Edition. Hard Cover, Very Good 
12mo. 229 pgs. Brown cloth lettered in gilt. Spine rubbed along front edge, frayed at tips and corners; closed tear at margin of page 27; light browning to paper.

Price: 25.00 USD
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Via Ports, From Hong Kong to Hong Kong., Grantham, Alexander.
6 Grantham, Alexander. Via Ports, From Hong Kong to Hong Kong.
Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1965. 1st Edition. Hard Cover, Near fine condition in poor jacket. 
Inscribed by the author, "To Jimmie with my warmest regards" and signed. 1500 copies printed. 205 pp., port. frontis; 8vo; blue cloth, bumped at crown; in dust jacket with closed tears with old interior tape mends that show tape shadow, tears with loss of lower leading corner, and most of bottom rear edge, well preserved in old mylar wrap. Illustrated with black & white plate photographs throughout; map endpaper.

Price: 100.00 USD
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7 Hall, Eva Litchfield. Sampling Asia.
Brooklyn: Theo. Gaus' Sons, 1974. 1st Edition. Hard Cover, Near Fine condition in Very Good jacket 
163 pp.; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket with light soil & wear at extremities.

Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Keith, Agnes Newton. Land Below the Wind.
N.Y.: Little, Brown, 1948. Reprint Edition. Hard Cover, Fine condition in Very Good dust jacket, in protective mylar wrap 
Cloth in price-clipped jacket with chips & short splits at spine ends; light rubbing at edges.

A chronicle of Borneo.. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Lady Duff Gordon. Letters from the Cape.
London: Humphrey Milford, 1921. Reprint Edition. Hard Cover, Near Fine condition 
180 pp., pubs. ads; 16mo; gilt stamped & decorated green cloth. Small, light owner's signature front endpaper.

Price: 25.00 USD
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To Lhasa In Disguise. A Secret Expedition through Mysterious Tibet., McGovern, William Montgomery.
10 McGovern, William Montgomery. To Lhasa In Disguise. A Secret Expedition through Mysterious Tibet.
N.Y. & London: The Century Co., 1924. 1st Edition. Hard Cover, Very Good condition in Very Good jacket, with protective Mylar Wrap 
462 pp., portrait frontis; 8vo; pictorial blue cloth lettered in blue & white front cover, lettered in gilt on spine; illstrated with photographs. Gift inscription front endpaper; minor foxing & toning to title page, frontis. In pictorial green jacket with chips at edges with loss back cover at corners; 1" closed tear top front corner near spine.

Price: 200.00 USD
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11 Timmins, H. Thornhill. Books and Corners of Shropshire.
London: Elliot Stock, 1899. Hard Cover, Very Good condition 
243 pp., frontis illus.; 4to; original burgundy cloth stamped in gilt & black with inset illustration. With map and numerous black & white illustrations by the author. Minor soil; moderate rubbing to cloth at edges; leading corners bumped including a close crack to lower leading corner of rear endpaper; minor repair to 1" portion of front hinge; gift inscription (1951) leading corner of half-title, else a clean, sound copy.

Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Tomlinson, H. M. Out of Soundings.
London: William Heinemann, Ltd., [1931]. First Edition. Hard Cover, Fine condition 
8vo; gilt stamped green cloth, without dust jacket.

Price: 10.00 USD
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Old Times on the Mississippi., Twain, Mark.
13 Twain, Mark. Old Times on the Mississippi.
Toronto: Belford Brothers, 1876. Later Printing. Hard Cover, Very Good condition 
157 pp., (158) blank, (160-61) pubs. ads for New and Popular Books and Norman MacLeod's Works; 12mo; brown cloth with front cover stamped in black, spine in gilt; green pastedowns and endpapers. Minor rubbing at extremities, moderate spine lean; moderate soil to rear ad leaf with a bit of loss to foredge; bookplate on front pastedown. Ownership signature of F. J. Breylinger, Monticello, Va, 1879.

Conforms closest to BAL 3368, reprint C, which states only purple cloth.. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Extended Tape Indicator Map of London. [cover title].  [With] Alphabetical List of Streets, Public Buildings & Railways to accompany the map., [G. Smith & Son.
14 [G. Smith & Son. Extended Tape Indicator Map of London. [cover title]. [With] Alphabetical List of Streets, Public Buildings & Railways to accompany the map.
London: G. Smith & Son, [1902]. Hard Cover, Very Good condition 
72 page alphabetical index, ads; 12mo; brown cloth lettered in gilt, decoratively stamped in black; bound with linen backed folding color map [25" x 36.5"], complete with affixed tape for measuring. Cover with light wear at corners; front joint with closed splits, 1.5" inch at top and .5 " in the middle, sitll holding firm. Ownership name bottom edge verso of title page to index, Dr. Y. Sasaki, with his name also stamped top margin of the first page of the index, as well as written in pencil on the linen back of folded map opposite the bact of index. One brown ink spot on that front linen back with no bleed through to map. Map is crisp, clean shape.

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15 [Travel Guide]. The San Francisco Book-Map.
Rheem Valley, CA: Hollmann Publishing, 1977. Soft Cover, Near Fine condition 
148 pp.; 10.75" x 4.5"; illustrated red wrappers; fold out black & white map; inventive 26" x 18" folding color map printed on both sides attached inside rear cover. One side an excellant street map, the other a distinctive birds-eye view of buildings and blocks. Very light wear to covers.

A guided and map of San Francisco in five languages: English, Deutsch, Espanol, Francais. Scarce.. 
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16 [White Star Line]. [White Star Line] List of First Class Passengers, S. S. "Canopic", Twin Screw - 12,096 Tons. From {Genoa, Aug. 30th., 1913, Naples, Sept. 2nd., For Boston, Via Azores.
White Star Line, 1913. Soft Cover, Near Fine condition 
(16 pp.); original stapled, color illustrated white card covers; ads, text, tables, illustrations, and folding map of White Star Line routes, printed in green. Light wear and soil to covers. Interior including map fine.

Price: 150.00 USD
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